30+ Beautiful, Brutally Honest Sayings


Though we all love those words or phrases that make us feel warm and fuzzy inside, sometimes we just want to be told the truth. If there’s one thing I treasure in this world it is a friend who will give it to me straight. I’ll take one real friend over a thousand shallow ones any day.

Don’t sugar-coat it for me. Tell me I’m acting absurdly, slap me around, shake me up – be brutally honest. Because if I can’t handle the truth, how will I navigate through this life?

If we’re in a relationship, be vulnerable. Don’t play games. Just tell me what you feel.

Here I’ve compiled 30+ sayings that are slightly bitter but brutally honest. I hope you enjoy them. (Honestly, I do.)



January 16, 2017

Powerful Portraits Capture the History and Masculinity of Mongolian Wrestling

“Like going to war.” This is how one of the wrestlers in photographer Ken Hermann and art director Gem Fletcher‘s project Bökh, describes Mongolian wrestling. Shot in the grasslands of Inner Mongolia, the resulting portraits and short film pay respect to this ancient tradition. It’s a tradition that is still very much alive in the nomadic communities that account for 30% of the country’s population.

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January 16, 2017

Life-Saving Poster Uses Lemons to Illustrate Different Signs of Breast Cancer

At first glance, the bright and colorful Know Your Lemons poster may not appear to be dealing with an issue of life or death. A closer look, however, reveals the severity of the situation at hand. Created by the Worldwide Breast Cancer organization, the clever image uses manipulated photos of lemons to illustrate the tell-tale physical signs of breast cancer.

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